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were some successful gun buybacks in camden and san francisco and oakland. does your organization push for programs like those that -- where you don't have to worry about getting republican votes? >> we don't take a position on that kind of local policy. but new york city has gun buybacks and we found them to be one good tool. but in new york city we are the safest big city in the country, and have relatively few murders per capita and one reason is we have some of the strongest gun laws in the country. but 85% of the guns found in new york city came from somewhere else. one state's weak gun laws affect everybody else's crime rate. >> jennifer: yep. today president obama made this announcement today. >> i have asked the vice president to lead an effort that including members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proportionals no later than january, proposals that i then intend to push without delay. >> jennifer: so he is probably going to put some stuff in his state of the union. what do you expect to come out of the task force? >> the president said
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